Just after midnight Saturday morning, the Lafayette Fire department responded to a house fire in the 1900 block of Simcoe Street.
Upon arrival, firefighters encountered heavy smoke and large flames spewing from the 4 unit apartment building. The blaze was under control within 15 minutes, and two residents who... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans fire investigators say a 44-year-old man died in an early morning apartment fire. Capt. Edwin Holmes tells The Times-Picayune the one-alarm fire was called in about 3:01 a.m. Thursday and the fire was under control at 3:24 a.m. Holmes says firefighters forced their way... more »
Soldering copper caused a fire in Ile Des Cannes Apartment Complex late Wednesday night. A fire broke out around 9:45pm Wednesday, June 26, 2012, in the 100 block of Basin Dr. Heavy smoke was reported coming from the roof of the four-plex. There was little damage to the overall structure... more »
Most families don't expect something like this to happen to them: just days before Christmas, a fire rips through your home or apartment leaving you asking, what's next?
Six Lafayette families, all with children, living at Himbola Manor on MLK Jr. Dr. were some of those people who didn't... more »
The Scott Fire Department is investigating an apartment fire that broke out just before nine this morning. It happened at 106 D Berlin. Firefighters tell us "several different points of orgin were observed" by firefighters, so the Lafayette Fire Department Arson Investigators were contacted. The appartment was occupied by Quanavius... more »
Firefighters in New Iberia are working an apartment fire on Silver Street.
Neighbors say it appear the flames are out.
Deputies say one person is being questioned at this hour in connection with the fire.
We have a crew on the scene and hope to have more...... more »
CHALMETTE, La. (AP) Chalmette firefighters say three apartment buildings caught fire leaving more than 2 dozen families homeless. Fire Chief Thomas Stone told WWL-TV that he suspects that an arsonist set fire to a nearby abandoned building early Monday, and that the fire spread to the occupied apartments. Stone said... more »